I am currently looking for new representation.
Hair Colour: Blonde
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Voice: Sincere & Strong
Playing age: 16-26
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Film & Voice Recording
A. Joseph | Enduring Silence | 2020 (Pre-Production)
Supporting - Carla
Project Horror | Blood & Honour: The Raid | 2020
Lead - Detective O'Connell
Studio Polpo | THE GARDEN OF PRIVATISED DELIGHTS (VENICE BIENNALE) | 2020
York University | Jack of Diamonds | 2019
Supporting - Eve
The University of Sheffield | Hate Crime Prevention Video | 2019
Woman on bus
Brooding Wolf Collective | Constriction is a scar | 2018
Supporting Actress - The Altruistic
Sheffield Hallam University | Your Favourite Flowers | 2018
Lead Actress - Rosie
Lead Actress - Presenter
Sheffield Hallam University | The Complete Collection | 2018
Salford University | Dungeons and Drag Queens | 2017
Supporting Actress - The Hanged Bride
Supporting Actress - Mary the Robot
Salford University | Silver Linings | 2017
BBC's Tomorrow's World: Sleep Study | 2017
Lead - Girl with Superpowers
JIANT's Music Video 'Sanctuary' | 2017
Jorvik Theatre Rep | Much Ado About Nothing | 2021
Melanie Hopkins | Trompe L'oeil | 2019
Lead Actress - Hilary
Sheffield Hallam University | The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband by Debbie Issit | 2019
Sheffield Hallam University | Rabbit by Nina Raine | 2018
Supporting Actress - Sandy
Mage Plays | Game Night | 2018
Supporting Actress - Jessica
HSU Theatre | That Face by Polly Stenham | 2018
Lead Role - Martha
Derby (V. Derbyshire production) | Derby Historical Re-inactment | 2017
Supporting - Lady of the Town
HSU Theatre | Avenue Q | 2017
Chorus & Puppeteer
Melanie loves writing stage plays, she has produced four of her own pieces of work, all that have been performed on stage, most notably at the York Theatre Royal and the Lantern Theatre in Sheffield.
Accents include: Scottish (Fife), Sheffield, Yorkshire, RP, Leeds, American-Standard, Australian, South African.
Melanie often performs her own lip-sync cabaret style performances; comical, revolving around political topics, trends and social media all tying in with pop songs. She came 3rd in the Great Yorkshire Show Off Contest in 2019 and starred in The Shipping Forecast with Stan Skinny at DINA in March 2019.
Training & Workshops
First Class Honours Degree "Performance for Stage and Screen" includes training in; Stand up comedy, Stanislavski, Brecht, Artaud, Devising, Site Specific Work, Making a Short Film, Classic Theatre, Shakespeare, Contemporary Theatre, Writing for the Stage, Storytelling, Improvisation, Radio Broadcast, Theatre In Education, etc.
Doppel Gangster workshop, Sheffield.
Cream Faced Loons workshop, Manchester.
Melanie consistently works with Sheffield City Council for their social worker role-plays.
She has also worked as a Scare Actor for Scream Entertainments at York Maze Hallowscream 2019. For the festive season that year, Melanie worked at Santa's Workshop in Doncaster in a Team Leader role, selling out completely on Christmas Eve.